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Comprehension - Tia's Tantrum

Free on Plus | 4 pages (PDF, Word)|Grades: 4 - 6

A comprehension activity using a narrative text.

A comprehension activity with provided information sheet, questions and suggested answers.

“Get out!” Tia screamed at her little sister, Tessa. “I’m sick of you always coming into my room and going through my things. I wish you’d never been born! Go away and just leave me alone, will you!”

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I am having trouble opening quite a few of the Year 5 comprehension tasks – it takes me to another page saying there is an error. Have tried quite a few times, shut down computer etc. Not working for PDF, B&W or Microsoft Word

Sarah Smith · Mar 2nd, 2017

Hi Sarah,

I’m sorry to hear you are having issues opening the comprehension tasks. I have just tried from our end and it all seems to be working fine. Can you please give it another go this morning?

If you are still having troubles – please email our tech support on [email protected]. We are always happy to help!

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Holly (Teach Starter) · Mar 3rd, 2017

This is a brilliant comprehension activity! But there is a typo that my students picked up. “Her special art pencils, now blunt from HIS sister’s careless usage….”


Melissa Myles · Nov 20th, 2015

Hi Melissa,
Thanks for letting us know about that error. We have now updated the resource.
Kind Regards,

Holly (Teach Starter) · Nov 21st, 2015

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